MBOT Weekly
News & Updates
June 12 | 2020
Upcoming Event
Virtual Town Hall

Rachel Bendayan - MP for Outremont
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade

Tuesday June 16, 2020
This Week's Poll Question
Is your business considering or developing a new
digital business strategy for post-COVID?
Please Select Your Answer
Yes, absolutely
It's 2020, I've been digital for years
I don't know where to start
I don't need a digital online presence
New Air Travel Procedures
Minister Ng announces government partnership with private sector campaign to help businesses reopen safely amid COVID-19
The Government of Canada has partnered with the  People Outside Safely Together (POST) Promise program , an initiative launched by Canadian private sector organizations to help businesses across the country reopen safely.
Temperature screening to be required for travellers at Canadian airports
The Government of Canada will now require temperature screenings for all passengers travelling to Canada or travellers departing Canadian airports for either international or domestic destinations.
MBOT Radio Podcasts - Available on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play
Expert Guests Daily
Hosted by CEO David Wojcik
Podcast Guest:
Dr Lawrence Loh – Interim Chief Medical Officer of Health for Region of Peel

 The Origins of COVID-19
Podcast Guest:
Madi Harker - The Small Social Company

Social Media and the Pandemic
Phase 2 of Reopening the Province
Ontario Permits More Businesses and Services to Reopen in the Coming Days
The Ontario government announced that it is getting more people back to work and more recreational activities open by moving forward with a regional approach to Stage 2 of reopening the province
Ontario Proposing Temporary Ban on Commercial Evictions
The proposed changes to the  Commercial Tenancies Act  would, if passed, temporarily halt evictions of businesses that are eligible for federal/provincial rent assistance.
Digital Main Street Platform
The Five Point Pivot For Small Business
MBOT Recent Virtual Event
On June 10th, 2020, MBOT hosted our Monthly GMM

Meet up to 100 potential business clients, partners and suppliers before the start of your workday!
MBOT Radio Podcast - Political and Economic Update
Podcast Guest:
Brad Butt - MBOT

Weekly Political Update
Podcast Guest:
Peter Hall - EDC

Real Time Data in a COVID World
MBOT Magazine
MBOT Quarterly Magazine
Please Email  or 
Call 905-273-6151  ext. 430
What's Happening in Mississauga
City of Mississauga COVID-19 Response Continues
Mississauga City Council reviewed and approved initiatives in relation to COVID-19 including: MiWay Fares & Mandatory Masks, Summer Camps, Farmer’s Market & Food Trucks, Temporary Zoning By-law & Virtual Mississauga Pride 2020.
MBOT Urges City to Advance Opening Preparedness
The Mississauga Board of Trade (MBOT) continues its interest in seeing a responsible re-opening of businesses in the City of Mississauga in conjunction with the Province of Ontario. Some business sectors will need additional support from Government especially as it relates to municipal government approvals and assistance.
Tenth Virtual Press Conference: Mississauga’s Latest COVID-19 Update
MBOT Radio Podcasts - Available on iTunes, Spotify and Google Play
Podcast Guest:
Linda Kern - The Kern Group

Returning To Sales Work (Almost) Full Strength
Podcast Guest:
Jonathan Borrelli - KMB Law

Employment Standards Change During COVID-19
Additional Resources
Small Business Relief Tool
To support Canadian small businesses, Deloitte has developed a simple tool that brings together in one place the various financial relief programs that are available federally, provincially and privately.
COVID-19 & Getting Back to Work: Smart, Safe, and Supportive
Ontario is heading back to work, but to stop the spread of COVID-19 we need to do it in the right way. This video outlines some high level considerations for employers and employees.
Peel Public Health's Weekly
COVID-19 Epidemiological Update
More Upcoming Events
Virtual Networking
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Meet up to 100 potential business clients, partners and suppliers before the start of your workday!
For More Information or Answers to your Questions
Contact Kelsey Lusk
Communications Editor